Unable to update transcode port

Andriy Gapon avg at icyb.net.ua
Thu Aug 14 12:21:58 UTC 2008

on 14/08/2008 02:55 Clint Olsen said the following:
> Hi:
> I've not been able to upgrade my transcode port for some time.  It
> eventually fails with:
> ERROR: requirement failed: cannot link against libavcodec
> libavcodec can be found in the following packages:
>   FFmpeg  http://www.ffmpeg.org/
>   Please see the INSTALL file in the top directory of the
>   transcode sources for more information about building
>   transcode with this configure script.
>   ===>  Script "configure" failed unexpectedly.
>   Please report the problem to multimedia at FreeBSD.org [maintainer] and attach
>   the "/usr/ports/multimedia/transcode/work/transcode-1.0.6/config.log" including
>   the output of the failure of your make command. Also, it might be a good idea
>   to provide an overview of all packages installed on your system (e.g. an `ls
>   /var/db/pkg`).
>   *** Error code 1
>   Stop in /usr/ports/multimedia/transcode.
>   ** Command failed [exit code 1]: /usr/bin/script -qa /tmp/portupgrade.14149.0 env UPGRADE_TOOL=portupgrade UPGRADE_PORT=transcode-1.0.5_3 UPGRADE_PORT_VER=1.0.5_3 make
>   ** Fix the problem and try again.
>   ** Listing the failed packages (-:ignored / *:skipped / !:failed)
>         ! multimedia/transcode (transcode-1.0.5_3)      (unknown build error)
> Thanks,
> -Clint

See the following thread:
in particular the following message:

I am not sure how many people are affected and if anybody is looking
into this (transcode vs ffmpeg on 6.X).

Andriy Gapon

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